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Welcome to the home page of Appraisal Advantage Group.

We are a leading provider of real estate valuations for the mortgage lending marketplace. With years of experience in the business, we have a proven track record of reducing lenders' time, efforts and costs in managing the appraisal process.

We are a leading provider of appraisals for:

  • Primary and Secondary Mortgages
  • Mortgage Refinancing
  • Employee Relocation
  • Private Mortgage Insurance Removal
  • Estate Planning
  • Divorce Settlement


    Our investment in training and technology has helped our customers greatly reduce their workload. By offering on-line appraisal ordering, coupled with automatic report status updates and electronic delivery of the final product, we are able to eliminate the run around and phone tag hassles associated with this process. And since this process saves us money as well, we can keep our rates competitive with anybody in the industry.

  • Short Turn-Around Times
  • Highest-Quality Appraisal Reports
  • On-line Status Reports
  • Electronic Ordering and Delivery
  • Competitive Pricing


    Through this web site, you can perform a number of tasks. Ordering an appraisal is just a click of a button away. Or, spend some time and find out a bit more about the appraisal business.

  • The more you know, the better decision you can make. And check back frequently, as our content is always being updated.

     

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    MBS RECAP: With Sippy Birds on Sell Buttons, Bond Traders Left Early
    12/9/2016 3:29 PM
    Posted To: MBS CommentaryYou're familiar with the sippy bird (or " drinking bird ")? For years, these little birds have been offering traders the ability to get out of the office early with no one noticing. Conditions have to be just right though. Specifically, it has to be a day like today w...Read More
     
    Mortgage Rates Rise to 2nd Highest Levels in Over 2 Years
    12/9/2016 2:13 PM
    Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchMortgage rates rose meaningfully today, with most lenders coming close to the highest levels in more than 2 years (on December 1st). Keep in mind though, that my daily assessment puts rate movement under a microscope , so "rose meaningfully" is a relative term. In fact, many lender...Read More
     
    One View on Election"s Housing and Mortgage Market Impact
    12/9/2016 11:08 AM
    Posted To: MND NewsWireA post on CoreLogic"s blog just came to our attention. It was written (by Stuart Pratt, the company"s newly appointed senior vice president of Government and Industry Relations.) a little over a week ago so some of what Pratt, with a tip of the hat to Donald Rumsfeld, calls "known knowns and known ...Read More
     
    Lehman Legal Update; Capital Markets Changes for the Good - MBS From SoFi?
    12/9/2016 9:28 AM
    Posted To: Pipeline PressHere’s something you won’t see in North America: the sale and transfer of 1.3% of the last mass of the continent. It just happened in Australia with the purchase of the Kidman Estate . (No relation to Nicole.) For Australians Christmas comes during the su...Read More
     
    MBS Day Ahead: What Would Victory Look Like Today?
    12/9/2016 7:45 AM
    Posted To: MBS CommentaryBonds weren't entirely clear in telling us if yesterday's ECB tapering announcement was a " good thing that simply needed to be digested," or if it was another brick in the recent wall of pain . The technical levels in the following chart can help us assess the he...Read More
     
    MBS RECAP: Bonds Move Right Back to Pre-ECB Stance
    12/8/2016 5:22 PM
    Posted To: MBS CommentaryYesterday we discussed the rally in bonds as a function of short-covering . That meant traders were in a defensive position on Tuesday night--betting on rates moving higher--and then closed those positions yesterday. Closing a short position equates to "buying." Buying re...Read More
     
    Mortgage Rates Not Too Troubled by European Tapering
    12/8/2016 4:42 PM
    Posted To: Mortgage Rate WatchMortgage rates were only somewhat higher today, on average, and some lenders were actually right in line with yesterday"s offerings. All this despite the fact that the European Central Bank (ECB) confirmed rumors that it was planning on reducing the amount of bonds it buys each mon...Read More
     
    Major Milestone For Joint Fannie/Freddie MBS
    12/8/2016 11:32 AM
    Posted To: MND NewsWireFreddie Mac just announced that it has implemented Release 1, utilizing the Common Securitization Platform (CSP) . The Release was launched on November 21 and enables Freddie Mac to transfer certain securities operations for its Gold participation certificates (PCs) and Giant PCs to the CSP and to ...Read More
     
    Gone Missing: 1.1 Million Loans
    12/8/2016 9:57 AM
    Posted To: MND NewsWireAnalysts from the Urban Institute recently put a hard number on tight credit. The company says that lenders failed to make about 5.2 million mortgages between 2009 to 2014 because of rigid underwriting standards. An additional 1.1 million mortgages could have been processed in 2015 "if reasonable l...Read More
     
    Don"t Jump to Conclusions on Housing Sentiment -Fannie Mae
    12/8/2016 9:48 AM
    Posted To: MND NewsWireA dramatic uptick in consumer perceptions about household income kept Fannie Mae"s Home Purchase Sentiment (HPSI) Index from tanking in November. Even with a net increase of 11 percent in the number of respondents reporting significantly higher household income over the last 12 months (reversing a ...Read More